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Famous Birthdays In January - 08

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1081  On January - 08 birth of henry V, Roman German king/emperor (1098/1111-25)  

1556  On this day in history birth of uesugi Kagekatsu, Japanese samurai and warlord (d. 1623)  

1583  Simon Episcopius, Dutch bishop/theologist was born on this day in history.  

1587  On January - 08 birth of johannes Fabricius, Denmark, astronomer (discovered sunspots)  

1589  Ivan [Dzivo F] Gundulic, Dalmatisch writer (Dubravka) was born on this day in history.  

1601  Baltasar Gracián y Morales, Spanish writer (d. 1658) was born on this day in history.  

1628  On this day in history birth of francois de Montmorency-Bouteville, duc de Luxemburg, French soldier  

1632  On January - 08 birth of samuel, Freiherr von Pufendorf, German jurist  

1635  On this day in history birth of luis Manuel Fernández de Portocarrero, Spanish Archbishop (d. 1709)  

1658  Nicolas Coustou, French sculptor (Descente de Croix) was born on January - 08.  

1668  Jean Gilles, composer was born on January - 08.  

1735  John Carroll, American Roman Catholic archbishop (d. 1815) was born on January - 08.  

1763  On this day in history birth of edmond Charles Genêt, French diplomat (d. 1834)  

1767  Abraham de Veer, Dutch governor-general of Suriname (1822-28) was born on this day in history.  

1777  On this day in history birth of filippo Traetta, Italy, composer/musicologist  

1779  John White, composer was born on January - 08.  

1786  Nicholas Biddle, made 2nd bank of US 1st effective central bank was born on January - 08.  

1787  On January - 08 birth of johann Ludwig Bohner, composer  

1788  On this day in history birth of erik Drake, composer  

1788  Archduke Rudolph of Austria (d. 1831) was born on January - 08.  

1788  Pavel Kiselyov, Russian general and politician (d. 1874) was born on this day in history.  

1791  Jacob Collamer, (Sen-Vt) was born on this day in history.  

1792  Lowell Mason, Medfield Mass, organist/composer (Zebulo) was born on January - 08.  

1805  John Bigler, American politician (d. 1871) was born on January - 08.  

1805  On this day in history birth of orson Hyde, American religious leader (d. 1878)  

1810  On this day in history birth of robert Schumann, Zwickau Germ, composer (Neue Zeitschrift fuer Musik)  

1812  On this day in history birth of sigismond Fortune Francois Thalberg, composer  

1812  William Henry Holmes, composer was born on January - 08.  

1814  On this day in history birth of johannes Kneppelhout, [Klikspaan], Dutch humorist  

1814  On this day in history birth of thomas Green, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1864  

1815  George Webb Morell, Major General (Union volunteers), died in 1883 was born on this day in history.  

1815  Lawrence Pike Graham, Brig General (Union volunteers), died in 1905 was born on January - 08.  

1817  On January - 08 birth of john Selden Roane, Brig General (Confederate Army), died in 1867  

1817  On this day in history birth of sir Theophilus Shepstone, South African statesman (d. 1893)  

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Famous Deaths In January - 08

Famous People Died On This Day In History

0482  Severinus, German monastery founder/saint, dies on this day in history.  

0624  Abu Sufjan ibn Harb, Kurashite chief, dies in battle on January - 08.  

1100  On January - 08 death of antipope Clement III (bc. 1029)  

1107  Death of Edgar of Scotland (b. 1074) on this day in history.  

1198  Coelestinus III, [Giacinto Bobo], pope (1191-98), dies on this day in history.  

1324  Marco Polo, Venetian explorer/gov of Nanking, dies on January - 08.  

1336  On January - 08 giotto di Bondone, Italian Renaissance painter, dies at about 71  

1455  On this day in history laurentius Justitianus, [Lorenzo Giustiniani], saint, dies at 73